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New York Times Online

Access the New York Times online.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I already have a paid subscription, how can I get access through the UO Libraries subscription?

A: You must contact NYT at 1-800-591-9233 or 1-800-698‑4637 and ask that your current subscription be canceled before you will be able to activate your account under the UO Libraries' subscription.

Q: Why can’t I log in?

A: You must first activate your account from UO's network by using the link to create an account (see access instructions if you are accessing from off campus). 

Q: How do I reactivate my account? (staff/faculty are required to reactivate their account / pass every 365 days)

A: Follow these directions:

1. Navigate to
2: Search for and click the listing for University of Oregon
3. If you are on campus, click "here"; if you are off campus Click Go. Off campus patrons will be required to login with your proxy.
4: Click "Already have an account? Log in here" link

Q: Why am I asked to login on some occasions and not others?

A: Your browser cache or history may have cleared itself. Go to and log back in.

Q: Does the UO Libraries NYT subscription have any restrictions?

A: Yes, a few:

  •  You must have a valid University of Oregon email address to register.
  • Our access does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords, Times Insider, or The New York Times Crosswords apps. NYTimes apps are not supported on all devices.
  • Because of certain copyright restrictions, access to archived articles within the date range 1923-1980 is limited. Within this date range, you may only open 5 PDF articles per day.

Q. Will the NYT apps from Apple and Android work with our subscription?

A. Yes! Once you have set up your account through our shared subscription, log in to the app on your phone or device using your new account information.